Dr. Sumanta Panda B.E. (U.C.E,Burla) (M. Tech. IIT Delhi) (Ph.D. SU) working as Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, VSSUT, Burla, India. His areas of research are: wear analysis, condition monitoring, Robot Manipulator design, bearing dynamics, design optimization and non-traditional machining. He has published 32 articles in referred journals and 22 articles in international conferences.